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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Physical Activity & Nutrition

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Respond.^
One time Two times Three times Four or more times None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,398 1,137 22.7 20.8-24.7 591 13.7 12.0-15.5 332 8.2 6.8- 9.7 446 11.1 9.5-13.0 2,892 44.4 42.2-46.6
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 155 41 36.4 20.4-56.0 14 9.0 3.3-22.2 5 7.0 1.6-25.9 10 4.8 2.3- 9.8 85 42.9 28.9-58.1
Buncombe 160 29 18.8 12.4-27.5 16 12.3 6.8-21.5 6 5.7 2.2-14.1 6 8.0 3.5-17.4 103 55.2 45.3-64.7
Cabarrus 140 31 24.9 15.9-36.9 25 16.5 9.8-26.5 12 7.5 3.9-14.0 8 10.6 4.6-22.4 64 40.5 29.7-52.3
Catawba 127 30 22.2 14.7-31.9 12 8.7 4.6-15.7 6 9.3 3.3-23.3 9 10.3 4.7-21.3 70 49.5 38.9-60.1
Cumberland 159 34 24.0 16.6-33.3 22 13.4 8.2-21.0 13 9.9 5.2-18.1 13 11.7 6.5-20.1 77 41.0 32.0-50.6
Davidson 143 36 25.8 18.0-35.4 18 11.7 7.0-18.8 9 8.4 3.4-19.2 19 16.3 10.1-25.1 61 37.9 28.6-48.2
Durham 200 42 27.9 19.1-38.8 19 11.5 6.6-19.3 13 7.2 3.3-14.8 7 5.4 1.8-15.4 119 48.0 37.6-58.6
Forsyth 177 40 24.0 16.3-33.8 17 13.8 7.5-23.9 6 9.1 3.3-22.3 9 5.4 2.5-11.1 105 47.7 37.6-58.0
Gaston 133 32 19.3 12.9-27.8 11 10.9 4.6-23.8 7 4.8 2.0-10.9 15 14.0 7.5-24.7 68 51.0 39.3-62.6
Guilford 181 44 30.5 21.7-41.0 26 17.9 10.2-29.5 10 6.4 3.0-13.1 10 6.4 3.0-12.9 91 38.7 30.0-48.3
Iredell 180 38 22.2 13.9-33.5 17 10.6 5.8-18.8 8 6.4 2.6-14.9 20 14.7 8.5-24.3 97 46.0 35.1-57.4
Johnston 151 35 23.9 16.0-34.1 24 23.1 12.5-38.7 9 4.0 1.9- 8.2 16 13.1 7.6-21.4 67 35.9 26.4-46.7
Mecklenburg 254 48 22.2 15.5-30.7 17 7.2 3.9-12.9 16 7.7 4.5-13.0 14 9.8 5.1-17.9 159 53.1 44.9-61.2
New Hanover 163 22 21.2 13.0-32.7 15 14.9 7.9-26.5 7 4.1 1.9- 8.8 12 15.0 7.2-28.4 107 44.8 35.1-54.9
Onslow 151 34 26.6 18.1-37.2 16 13.6 7.9-22.3 10 6.2 3.1-12.1 17 13.9 7.7-23.7 74 39.7 30.9-49.3
Orange 147 31 24.4 16.6-34.3 10 6.4 3.4-11.8 8 6.4 2.8-14.0 9 6.9 3.0-14.9 89 55.9 45.9-65.5
Pitt 158 27 15.9 10.2-24.1 17 13.7 8.0-22.5 11 7.9 3.9-15.4 20 20.5 12.0-32.8 83 42.0 32.9-51.6
Randolph 137 28 19.0 11.2-30.4 17 16.4 8.8-28.7 10 15.5 6.3-33.4 15 15.3 8.1-27.0 67 33.8 24.4-44.7
Robeson 123 30 20.6 13.3-30.3 22 18.8 11.8-28.7 12 7.1 3.7-13.3 19 22.2 13.8-33.8 40 31.3 22.1-42.2
Rowan 180 45 21.2 14.5-30.0 23 12.0 7.3-19.3 16 8.8 5.0-15.0 19 19.2 9.7-34.3 77 38.8 28.8-49.8
Union 145 34 29.9 18.1-45.3 14 13.4 7.3-23.4 4 3.7 1.3-10.1 7 11.4 4.5-25.7 86 41.6 30.7-53.2
Wake 267 52 18.7 13.4-25.4 25 13.0 7.7-21.1 12 6.1 2.9-12.1 16 10.8 4.7-22.8 162 51.4 42.7-60.1
Wayne 150 31 25.2 16.9-35.8 20 14.9 8.5-24.9 15 8.0 4.5-14.0 16 14.5 7.9-25.2 68 37.4 27.9-47.9
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,433 298 23.5 19.8-27.5 181 15.6 12.3-19.6 104 6.7 4.8- 9.3 146 13.9 10.4-18.3 704 40.3 36.1-44.7
Piedmont 2,798 613 23.2 20.6-26.0 291 12.8 10.7-15.3 164 8.6 6.8-10.8 204 9.8 7.8-12.3 1,526 45.6 42.7-48.6
Western NC 1,167 226 19.1 16.2-22.4 119 13.5 10.5-17.2 64 9.3 6.0-14.0 96 11.0 8.5-14.2 662 47.1 42.9-51.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 879 166 19.5 16.2-23.2 91 14.0 10.9-17.8 41 6.7 4.6- 9.7 62 10.1 7.3-13.8 519 49.7 45.3-54.2
Northwest 1,130 258 23.8 19.6-28.5 118 11.9 9.0-15.7 71 10.2 6.8-15.1 110 10.7 8.4-13.7 573 43.3 38.8-48.0
Charlotte 721 152 22.8 17.5-29.1 74 10.7 7.7-14.8 42 8.4 5.2-13.3 49 11.2 7.5-16.2 404 47.0 41.2-52.8
Greensboro 684 155 27.9 22.2-34.3 71 13.2 9.0-18.9 40 9.5 6.1-14.5 52 9.8 6.6-14.4 366 39.6 34.1-45.4
Southern Regional 467 98 19.7 15.0-25.3 71 16.3 11.3-23.1 39 10.1 6.3-15.7 48 11.4 6.9-18.2 211 42.6 35.9-49.6
Coastal 218 33 23.4 13.2-37.9 17 9.5 4.3-19.7 10 2.4 1.2- 4.8 18 18.9 8.8-35.9 140 45.8 33.8-58.3
Wake 668 139 20.1 16.2-24.7 77 16.3 11.7-22.2 39 7.1 4.3-11.6 43 9.8 5.8-16.1 370 46.7 40.8-52.6
Area L 48 8 11.0 4.6-24.1 9 20.2 8.8-39.9 5 15.0 5.1-36.8 2 12.0 2.5-41.6 24 41.9 23.4-63.0
Eastern 583 128 28.0 22.0-35.0 63 14.1 9.3-20.7 45 5.2 3.4- 7.8 62 12.5 8.2-18.7 285 40.2 33.8-47.1

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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